Top 40 fully-funded Opportunities

Grace of Opportunity Desk has compiled a list of the Top 40 fully-funded Opportunities available for Africans! Do check them out and apply to the ones that best suit you. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions as well.


  1. ThisisFINLAND Foreign Correspondents’ Programme 2018 for Young Journalists & Social Media Influencers Details at https://goo.gl/bxHvfA


  1. Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator Programme 2018 for Social Entrepreneurs from Africa (Fully-funded) Details at https://goo.gl/jP5kaR


  1. World Trade Organization Young Professionals Programme Details at https://goo.gl/AYnfkR


  1. Civil Society Leadership Awards 2019/20 (Fully-funded Master’s Scholarships) Details at https://goo.gl/dRg4fC


  1. African Development Bank Internship Program 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/smYftZ


  1. Women Deliver 2019 Conference Scholarship Program (Fully-funded to Vancouver, Canada) Details at https://goo.gl/Stkhc9


  1. USAID Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/tovkaB


  1. FIRE Africa Innovation Grants – goo.gl/YY576h


  1. Merck’s African Satellite Program in Nairobi 2018 ($3,000 and trip to the Innovation Center in Darmstadt) Details at https://goo.gl/QgtVfP


  1. Nokia Bell Labs Prize – Global Competition for Innovators (Up to $100K in Prizes) Details at https://goo.gl/9dhCT3


  1. Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition Details at https://goo.gl/t9aqR9


  1. Lakshmi Mittal SAI Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program in Dubai Details at https://goo.gl/XQ2Upr


  1. D-Prize Global Competition for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Worldwide (Win up to $20,000) Details at


  1. Factor[e] Entrepreneur in Residence Program for East Africans. Details at https://goo.gl/9U1Spc


  1. UONGOZI Institute African Youth Leadership Essay Competition 2018 (Win $2,000 and a trip to Kigali) Details at http://bit.ly/UIEssayBloggers


  1. Chatham House Academy Africa Fellowship 2018/19 (Fully-funded to London) Details at https://goo.gl/5JPCi9


  1. GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund for Startups in Asia Pacific and Africa. Details at https://goo.gl/k9hdiC


  1. Miles Morland Foundation African Scholarship 2018/2019 for Postgraduate Studies (up to £25,000) Details at https://goo.gl/6HLGnF


  1. UNAOC Fellowship Programme 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/5E661N


  1. Facebook Community Leadership Program Residency and Fellowship 2018 (Fully-funded) Details at https://goo.gl/Z65uL2


  1. Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition 2018 (Win a trip to Cesena, Italy and $10,000 in Prizes) Details at https://goo.gl/ThQAPw


  1. British Council Creative Enterprise Programme for East Africa 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/fvGke3


  1. Mandela Rhodes Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Details at https://goo.gl/hQ25E8


  1. Feature Documentary Film Producing Workshop 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/apzaAP


  1. G(irls)20 Global Summit 2018 in Argentina (Fully-funded) Details at https://goo.gl/t7AVpY


  1. USAID Young Women Transform Prize 2018 (Up to $35,000 for youth-led or youth-serving organizations) Details at https://goo.gl/qxB4Qv


  1. Become an International Youth Federation Representative Details at https://goo.gl/7ng6R4


  1. STI Forum Call for Innovations for the SDGs (Opportunity to present at the UN Headquarters in New York) Details at https://goo.gl/gS8D4n


  1. UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2018 in Manama (Fully-funded) Details at https://goo.gl/d7AZV2


  1. Scholarship to attend Trust Conference in London, UK Details at https://goo.gl/vWuh9c


  1. Women PeaceMakers Program Fellowship 2018/19 (Fully-funded to San Diego) Details at https://goo.gl/DSXk7x


  1. Injini EdTech Incubator Programme 2018 (Fully-funded to Cape Town + $50K Investment) Details at https://goo.gl/JNfcWP


  1. APPLY: 4th African Entrepreneurship Award by BMCE Bank of Africa ($1 Million in Prizes + a trip to Morocco) Details at https://goo.gl/6VhvsG


  1. UN Environment Young Champions of the Earth 2018 (Win US$15,000 and attend a UN meeting) Details at https://goo.gl/qwwxJB


  1. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships to Study in the UK Details at https://goo.gl/FQPsia


  1. AfDB’s Africa of my Dreams Writing Contest 2018 (Win a trip to Korea and more) Details at https://goo.gl/tXvW8t


  1. UNAOC/IOM PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 2018 (Fully-funded to New York) Details at https://goo.gl/9eQG5w


  1. African Union Commission Masters and PhD Scholarships to Study at Pan African University 2018 Details at https://goo.gl/BfUjLc


  1. UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED 2018 – Seoul, Republic of Korea Details at https://goo.gl/XhFEqm


  1. UNFCCC Momentum for Change Awards 2018 (Fully-funded to Katowice, Poland) Details at https://goo.gl/i54KFa


Always remember that time is limited and some opportunities never repeat themselves. You can find thousands of opportunities conveniently at www.opportunitydesk.org.


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